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How to add values from a “Person or Group” list column type to workflow email To or CC field

On SharePoint 2007 I have a custom list with a custom content type. The content type contains (among other things) a Person or Group typed column that allows the creator to add additional ...
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Conditional Automated Email Alerts in SP2007 based on list entries

I need a SP 2007 list to auto generate and send an email to an email address that is an attribute in the list 60 days prior to an expiration date that is also an attribute in the list, without 3rd ...
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the IF(OR) statement

I am trying to nest 6 IF(OR) statements in SP 2007 for a calculated field in a list - But it seems as if it is getting too long, and I get the syntax error thrown at me. I tested half of the length ...
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Get Web Part name from GUID

We're migrating from SP2007 to SP2010 and are seeing some error messages about missing web parts during the upgrade, but the error messages only list the GUID and not the web part name. Is there a way ...
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Distinguishing between save and submit

The requirement is to implement an Infopath 2007 browser-enabled form without any custom code. This form is published as template to a sharepoint forms library and the forms themselves are stored in a ...
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Export location of documents in library

I am using SharePoint 2007.. I have a document library with folders and folders inside folders and documents in each folder. How can I export a list of all my documents to excel or CSV to give me ...
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Identify SharePoint Designer Workflows using Custom actions

We have a very large Web Applications which has around hundred OOB workflows and some might be using custom actions as well. How can I get the list of the workflows which are using these custom ...
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Immediate-alerts Email Notification not sending emails

The alerts are working, but for some reason the " Send e-mail when ownership is assigned" on a task list is not working. A task is assigned to a user however Immediate-alerts are not sending the ...
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Moving multiple documents within library

I am restructuring my SharePoint folder system and need to move multiple documents at once within the same library. For example, I have one 'bucket' library with about 1000 documents, and I would now ...
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Can't open or rename SharePoint 2007 folders with plus sign in name

We still have SharePoint 2007. I have users who have created/are creating folders with names starting with a plus sign (+). I can't see the folder when I'm accessing the SharePoint document library ...
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Locating a Custom Action in SharePoint 2007

I am working on upgrading an old MOSS application, and among other things it contains a custom action clearly visible in one of the libraries. I have set up a new CustomAction element in my new farm ...
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Formula for Overdue Items in SharePoint 2007 List

I am trying to build a SharePoint List to keep track of overdue Requests for Information.. My client wants this list to show the # of overdue responses each time he logs into SP. My main columns ...
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Newly uploaded Excel workbooks not showing in Excel Web Access in SP2007

Weve been having an issue recently regarding workbooks not showing within Excel Web Access on Sharepoint 2007. EWA is displaying a message stating "The workbook that you selected cannot be opened. ...
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In a DVWP my Multilookup column is not returning IDs, only column values

I've added a DVWP to a page. The DVWP shows data from a list with a multi value lookup column. The value returned for this column is in the form: value1;value2;value3. Now I want to render this ...
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Date picker show format differently when publish as a web-based form in SharePoint Library

I have a Infopath form that contain a date picker. I set the date picker's date format to be 'DD/MM/YYYY'. When I preview the Infopath form, the date format is correctly displayed. However, when I ...
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Error when running configuration wizard sharepoint 2007

I am trying to run the configuration wizard to upgrade our SharePoint environment, which consists of one front end server and one SQL Server. I am getting this error. An exception of type ...
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Date column changed to Date and Time Column not showing times

I have several lists that need to be changed from Date Only to Date and Time in order to merge the lists in Access and generate reports. I changed the radio button on the column to Date and Time, and ...
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My Webpart does not see Field in a list

I am writing a webpart for SharePoint 2007 and have 1 problem with accessing list by a webpart. I have a list with lets say 10 fields and I am using this fields by a webpart without problem. But ...
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Column Visible in Standard View but not in Datasheet View or Edit Document Properties

I customized the standard Shared Documents library in the following ways: Renamed the "Title" column to "Description" Added new columns to the default view ("All Documents") The Description column ...
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No 'edit' button on sharepoint 2010 after upgrade from 2007

I've upgraded a SharePoint 2007 (12.0.0.6421) database to SharePoint 2010 (no SP's or anything yet) and I noticed that there is no edit button that brings up the ribbon to edit a page in the upgraded ...
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Count characters in text field

I have a simple custom developed list that contains three columns, one of these columns should take maximum 7 characters, otherwise problems are caused, thus I want to make the user aware of the ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Designer Workflow not automatically starting

Im a newbie to sharepoint workflows and sharepoint designer and am stuck. Im creating workflows associated with sharepoint lists. These workflows work perfectly if they are manually started from ...
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View for Last Approved Revision

Is there a way to create a view that displays (and links to) the last approved revision of a document or list item, even if you have permission to see the new draft version? My library has major/minor ...
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Sharepoint site creation problem

Ok, I am no SharePoint guru, and inherited this mess. So here is the scenario: SharePoint 2007 site collection has several subsites. in one of the subsites, when you try to create a new site, the ...
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Does SPList.ItemCount equal SPList.Folders.Count plus SPList.Items.Count?

I'm trying to do some inventorying of SharePoint 2007 content and have been scratching my head over this for a while now. I understand from MSDN that SPList.ItemCount counts all folders and items ...
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SharePoint 2007 datasheet view not working after install of Microsoft Office 2013

Data sheet view worked in MS Office 2010/IE8 but since I was upgraded to MS Office 2013/IE10 data sheet view does not work. I do not have a option to go back to MS Office 2010/IE8. SharePoint 2007 is ...
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How do I copy data from one Lookup Column to another LookupColum through Access?

I am moving a SharePoint List from 2007 to 2013. The only method I have found that is working so far is to move it through Access. I have become stuck now that I am trying to move a column that is ...
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How to sort a Document Library exported to Access 2013 by filename

I have a SharePoint 2013 list that I have linked to MS Access. When I try to sort the table by the file name, the option to sort A ---> Z is grayed out. What is the limitation that I am running into? ...
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How to update List Template

I have a list with several columns and different views. I used a list template (.stp file) to create my list. But in case of future updates or modifications, I want to be able to update my .stp file ...
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; or , in calculated columns

I can't understand the choice of the separators in calculated columns. I'm using SharePoint 2007 (MOSS), and I wrote a calculated column in order to extract the month name from a date. I used this ...
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Sharepoint 2007 SPAPI anonymous access

I have a problem with anonymous access to a list in SP 2007. I am using SPAPI to access list, but it always asking for username and password. I have enabled anonymous access to the site I have ...
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Differentiating CEWP Headings

If I have a web part page with a number of Content Editor Web Parts and Custom Lists attached to them, how would I go about visually identifying them? Changing the display txt isn't an option as ...
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How to loop into all webapplications, sitecollections, sites and print all permission groups and users

I am using sharepoint 2007 and is installed on windows server 2003 R2. I would like to create some script to show a environment summary like: webapplications site collections websites ...
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Custom WebParts shows only the WebPart-Title

I've got a huge problem. I developed three custom webparts and deployed them to our testserver and that works just fine. So I decided to deploy them to the production server as well but when I add ...
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How can I filter a view using a blank multi-line field?

I have a multi-line text field and need to be able to show a view with only items where that field is blank (or functionally blank to a human looking at it). I've tried: field contains "" field ...
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How to Create Folders/Headers with links to view the content list?

Thanks in advance for your help! I don't do programming. I only have SharePoint 2007 owner access. I am trying to mimic the default headers on the side navigation panel. I currently create folders ...
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Custom Content type cannot be seen from remote system

I have 2 SharePoint systems on the network. I have created site with document library, and created custom content types and added them to my document library. Everything works fine on the server ...
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Can't deploy a custom web part

I'm having problems deploying a web part in Sharepoint 2007. I have the following setup: One WFE, one server where I run and develop SSIS and web part solutions that also has sharepoint installed (I ...
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Uploading picture in mysite: An unrecoverable error has occurred. Please contact your system administrator

I am using sharepoint 2007. I have 1 webapplication and this is my intranet. I have also configured MySite inside this webapplication. When I go to mysite -> my profile -> details, I can upload my ...
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Blog post index page - show excerpts only

what would be the best way to only show excerpts (say first 200 words) of the posts on the blog's index page in SP2007? Even better, could we add a field to the blog post to add a custom teaser? ...
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Custom 404 Pages

I have followed Microsoft's instructions for custom 404 pages in SharePoint by setting the web application's FileNotFoundPage property. I am now still getting a 404 error if someone types a site ...
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Find/Replace with regular expressions in Sharepoint Designer

Using Sharepoint Designer 2007. I have the following block of code taken from a C# app: sbuilder.Append("x"); sbuilder.Append("y"); sbuilder.Append("z"); and so on. I'm translating it to ...
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Multiple Search core result web parts with different scopes at one page

I want to display 4 Search core result web parts with different scopes on one search result page. This is the scenario: User searches for term "test" entering the keywords into Search box. User is ...
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How to add a text input field and button to query a list?

Sorry if this is a very basic question, but I haven't been able to find the right tutorial for this. I have a document library. I want to add a Web Part (I think) to the List page for this document ...
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Which Sharepoint 2007 development book is most dedicated to client-side programming?

I need to learn how to develop web pages in Sharepoint 2007, so I'm looking for a book. However, I only have client-side access, and it's not clear which of the SP2007 developer textbooks concentrate ...
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How to check if current user belongs to SharePoint group

I have a custom list with a script (JavaScript) allowing me to add some features/customisations to my list. More precisely, I have a function in my script which creates an hyperlink according to a ...
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SharePoint MySite 2007 not showing browse button for profile picture

When a user goes to edit their profile picture instead of seeing the browse button that allows you to upload a picture it is displaying a URL Field. I have researched it and it seems that when users ...
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Use a single content database on two web applications

Can we use a single content database on two web applications in SharePoint 2007? I created a new application and a site collection. I want to use my old (existing) content database on the new web ...
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Error while creating a templated list

I work on different collaborative web portals. I'm using list template with MOSS but I've got an issue. More precisely, I uploaded the .stp file (the template) in the list template gallery, then I'm ...
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Infopath 2007 Form wont submit email while on browser. Sharepoint 2007

We've been having an issue with our Sharepoint 2007 server. We have a form that get's data from the user and when submitted it sends out an email. Them form works while it's being opened thru infopath ...